The victim of a car accident in Taylorsville is in critical condition

Taylorsville Accident Leaves Victim in Critical Condition

On Saturday near 2700 West and 6200 South in Taylorsville, two teenagers were hit by a vehicle.

Four teenagers crossed 2700 West and Matterhorn Drive (6385 South).


A southbound 2700 West automobile hit two of them. The teenagers’ ages are unknown, however, they are believed to be between 13 and 14.

Police Chief Brady Cottam said the accident happened about 7 p.m.

One of the two hospitalized kids is in critical condition.

Cottam had no clue where or how the kids were being relocated.

He did say a third adolescent had minor injuries. No word on the fourth teenager. Their family has been notified.

The Matterhorn Drive crossing has no flashing lights, but it has crossing flags. According to Cottam, there was proof they were using flags. Cottam argues that teens had right of way if using the crosswalk. The collision prompted an assessment of the crosswalk’s lighting.

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A driver is an adult man with a female passenger and a child.

They were in a car. They were not injured, according to Cottam, but the driver is helping with the investigation. It’s unclear if alcohol or drugs were involved. His car’s driver and passengers are still unknown.

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Massive accident reaction teams continue. West Jordan and Unified aided Taylorsville Police in their investigation. They’ll spend the next few days examining what happened. Cottam urged taking extra measures because it is Halloween and dark outside.

On Sunday, two adolescents who were injured by a vehicle in Taylorsville remained hospitalized.

A 12-year-old boy is recovering after brain surgery. He has many broken bones that may require additional surgery. Experts say he’ll survive.

The other victim, a 13-year-old, underwent brain surgery to relieve pressure. He is in critical condition currently.

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